Write and Say Personal Pronouns in Arabic

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Hello, and thank you for watching VisiHow. Today, we will be learning how to write and pronounce the Arabic personal pronouns. As we can see, there are many more personal pronouns in Arabic than there are in English. This is because there are singular and plural forms, as well as masculine and feminine forms.

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    To begin, we have the personal pronoun for "I" in English, which is "ana"
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    This is written alif, nuun, alif. Again, it is pronounced "ana".
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    Next, we have the personal pronouns for "you"
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    "You" masculine is "anta", which is written alif, nuun, taa. Again, it is pronounced "anta".
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    We will need a fatha above the taa
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    "You" feminine, if we are speaking to a girl, is "anti"
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    It is spelled the same way as "anta" with alif, nuun, taa, except that the taa takes a kasra below. Again, it is pronounced "anti".
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    The pronoun for "he" is "huwa"
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    It is spelled with haa, waaw.
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    The pronoun for "she" is "hiya", which haa, yaa
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    "We" is pronounced "nahnu"
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    It is spelled nuun, haa, nuun. This will take a dhamma on the ending nuun. Again, it is "nahnu".
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    Plural "you" in the masculine form is "antum"
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    It is spelled alif, nuun, taa, miim. There will be a dhamma on the taa. Again, it is "antum".
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    The plural form of "you" feminine is "antunna"
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    This will also be alif, nuun, taa, and will end with nuun.
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    We will need a dhamma on the taa
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    We will need to double the nuun at the end with a symbol that looks like a small "w" symbol, and place a fatha
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    Again, it is pronounced "antunna".
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    "They" in masculine form, for "those boys", is "hum"
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    It is spelled haa, miim with a dhamma on haa. Again, it is pronounced "hum".
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    "They" feminine, for "those girls", is "hunna"
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    It is spelled haa, nuun.
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    There will be a dhamma on haa, so it becomes "hu"
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    Nuun will be doubled with a fatha, as there was in "you" plural feminine
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    That tells us to read it as "hunna".
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    This concludes today's tutorial on how to write and pronounce the Arabic personal pronouns
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    If you have any questions, comments or suggestions, please leave them in the section below.
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